Lepidocrocite

Formula: Fe3+O(OH)
Dimorphous with goethite.
Specific gravity: 4.05 to 4.13
Hardness: 5
Streak: Orange
Colour: Deep red, red-brown
Environments:

Sedimentary environments

Lepidocrocite is common in iron ore deposits.
Common impurities: Mn

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